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Arithmetic, bones and counting
... 0 through to 9. This is possible because of the positional features of the place value system. The tables can themselves then be assembled ...
plusadmin  25 Jun 2019  14:46  1 comment

About Plus
... issue 18, and still contributes animations and interactive features for some of our articles. Some of our articles are written inhouse; ...
plusadmin  6 Jun 2019  16:00

Digital art
... music — getting a computer to find those patterns and features that distinguish music from mere noise — poses a whole new range of ... is often needed to enable a computer program to identify features from a webcam. Picking out the brightest or darkest regions in its ...
plusadmin  25 Apr 2019  15:21  0 comments

'The shoelace book'
... situation as much as possible without losing its essential features — a model, as such a mathematical setup is called, should be as ...
plusadmin  25 Apr 2019  15:14  0 comments

Juggling, maths and a beautiful mind
... before reading on. A standalone program, with many more features, can be downloaded here . To discover what is possible in terms of ...
plusadmin  25 Apr 2019  15:19  0 comments

Saving whales using Pythagoras
... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin, and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Marianne  18 Apr 2019  11:03  0 comments

Perfect buildings: the maths of modern architecture
... the shapes of the structures to be built, the physical features that have to be understood and, as the language of computers, forms ... its power. The models allow you to play around with certain features of a building without having to recalculate all the other features ...
plusadmin  3 Apr 2019  12:03  3 comments

No place like home for Martin Rees
... look through their telescopes, they see so far that features not visible to us on our familiar earthly scale become apparent. Here ... that the surface of the ocean is smooth  there are lots of features in it but on a large scale we can talk about average properties. And ...
plusadmin  3 Apr 2019  16:22  0 comments

The physics of elementary particles: Part I
... in particle physics. By symmetry we mean immunity to change: features of a theory and the natural processes it describes remain the same ...
Marianne  5 Apr 2019  12:55  3 comments

Kissing the frog: A mathematician's guide to mating
... well with the real world, then trying to figure out what features of the real world you left out. Go back to step 3. Here's ... start to get some idea of what your number is. All of these features can be, and have been, added to mathematical models. There's more ...
plusadmin  4 Apr 2019  14:43  3 comments